Tattoo Machine Troubleshooting
#A132 Armature bar goes down and stays there.
The Armature Bar is down
and stays down.
Does not move up or down.
1. The contact screw might be too far down.
Move it back off.
|The Armature Bar should be up.
At rest, the armature bar is not touching
the front coil. Room to go up and down.
|Armature Bar Setting Troubleshooting Answer # A132|
|Problem||Machine does not run.|
|Because||Armature Bar is not in proper position. It is
down on coils.
|Check||Armature Bar Spacing with machine off.
1. The armature bar should be above the coils,
and not touching the coils.
2. Contact screw must be touching the front spring.
|Why||Space must be left between the armature bar
and the coils so that the armature bar can
go up and down.
|Cause||The Contact Screw is turned too far down and pressing
Armature Bar Assembly down onto the coils. It cannot move up and down.
|Remedy||Unscrew (Back-Off) the Contact Screw
to provide clearance.
Also see needle insertion in tube.
diagram window then re-size the new window and drag it to the side so that you can see both windows..